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Boeing unveils its first ‘self-destructing’ smartphone – WDAM-TV

WDAM-TV(BOEING/FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION/CNN) – It’s a smartphone that would make James Bond jealous. Aerospace manufacturer Boeing unveiled a new “self-destructing” smartphone this week, called the “Boeing Black.” The company says …Boeing going, GONE: Black mobe will SELF-DESTRUCT in 30 secsRegisterNew cell phone will “self destruct” rather than release informationKRMGBoeing Unveils Self Destructing SmartphoneInformationWeekThe Australian –Digital […]

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Is the Internet Bad for Society and Relationships? – NEWS.GNOM.ES

NEWS.GNOM.ESThe Internet becomes a bigger part of our lives everyday, making life more convenient but also taking away the human element of living in the moment and making relationships more superficial, survey respondents told the Pew Research Center. READ: FCC …Thirteen percent of US adults say they don’t use the InternetWashington PostAs Web’s 25th anniversary […]

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Was WhatsApp really worth the $19 billion price? – VatorNews

VatorNewsFacebook’s purchase of mobile messaging app WhatsApp earlier this week, for a jaw-dropping total of $19 billion, is a big damn deal, to put it mildly. I don’t mean that this is important just for Facebook and the messaging space, but for the tech industry as a …Network router caused WhatsApp’s ‘biggest’ outageReuters‘This Week’: Facebook […]

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Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such as China. Microsoft and Qualcomm …Next Windows Phone update will allow for more low-cost devicesCNETWindows to get remake for those who don’t touchUSA TODAYMicrosoft Teases […]

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USPS planning to launch a Steve Jobs stamp in 2015 – Digital Trends

Digital TrendsDetailed by the Washington Post, the United States Postal Service will be rolling out a new stamp during 2015 that pays tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Currently under development within the design department at the postal service, the Steve Jobs …Steve Jobs To Be Featured On Commemorative Postage Stamp In 2015: ReportInternational Business […]

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Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin – Economic Times

Economic TimesJERUSALEM: The global internet giant Google is acquiring SlickLogin, an Israeli developer of sound-based password alternative, in an “acqui-hiring deal”, which means SlickLogin’s staff and knowledge will be integrated into Google, SlickLogin confirmed the …Google Adds SlickLogin Sound Password Technology to EmpireGuardian Liberty VoiceGoogle’s new web logins save us rememberingThe Australian Financial ReviewGoogle buys […]

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Flappy Bird fallout: Apple, Google rejecting apps with the word “flappy” in the title – GameSpot

GameSpotFlappy Bird fallout: Apple, Google rejecting apps with the word “flappy” in the title. Following an onslaught of Flappy Bird clones, it seems Google Play and the iTunes App Store have started to filter out “flappy” apps. by Emanuel Maiberg on February 16, 2014.Flap no more: Google, Apple rejecting flappy-branded gamesArs TechnicaGoogle Starts Rejecting Games […]

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Apple and Google now rejecting games with “flappy” in the title – Digital Trends

Digital TrendsThe rise and fall of Flappy Bird has been one of the most bizarre tech stories of 2014, and there’s another development to report: Apple and Google have both begun actively blocking game submissions that have “flappy” in the title, as a deluge of clones …‘Flappy Bird’ 2014: Apple, Google Ban Apps Containing ‘Flappy’ […]

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Microsoft reportedly prepping Office for iPad to release in the first half of 2014 – Engadget

EngadgetWhile Microsoft Office Mobile for iPhone released last summer and we’ve yet to see software release for Apple tablets. Not only is the slate-focused productivity suite alive and well, it’s apparently going to launch before July. ZDNet reports that development of …iPad 5 News, Update: Microsoft Office May Soon Come To Apple’s Flagship …KpopStarzHey Microsoft, […]

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Facebook can estimate how long your relationship will last – Digital Trends

Digital TrendsThe Facebook Data Science team has been busy digging into the network’s statistics in honor of Valentine’s Day, serving up an interesting look at the average user’s love life. One of the biggest takeaways from the study, which used anonymized, aggregated …When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook SeesThe AtlanticFacebook’s Valentine’s Day […]

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CES 2014 live: Michael Bay ’embarrassed’ by meltdown on stage [Video] – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSamsung has been everywhere at CES 2014, hosting receptions, a news conference and private dinners to tout its latest products. Besides Bay, also getting buzz for Samsung was its 105-inch curved ultra-high-def television and it’s 85-inch bendable TV, …CES 2014 early highlights: 120-inch TVs, hydrogen cars, wearable gadgets and …Syracuse.com (blog)Michael Bay implodes […]

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CES 2014: Sony unleashes 2014 camcorder lineup – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPrepping for the new year, Sony’s Camcorder team brought its A-game to CES 2014. Not only are its mid- and low-end camcorders refreshed, but it’s got a new flagship 4K Handycam that’s finally more like a consumer camcorder than a rebadged professional …Sony Unveils Enthusiast-Priced FDR-AX100 4K CamcorderPC MagazineSony TVs at CES 2014: Tripling-down […]

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CES 2014: Pebble Steel smartwatch announced – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe creators of the Pebble smartwatch have unveiled a sophisticated version of the wearable device that features a stainless steel body and Gorilla Glass. The Pebble Steel, available in Black Matte and Brushed Stainless Steel, are available to order now on …Meet Pebble Steel: A smartwatch for day and nightFortunePebble Unveils Slimmer SmartwatchReutersHands On […]

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Apple acquires Snappycam photo app company – USA TODAY

USA TODAYApple has reportedly purchased the small company that makes a popular photography app, the latest sign the gadget maker is gearing up efforts to innovate through acquisitions. SnappyLabs, the company that makes an app called SnappyCam — which adds …Apple Gets Faster Photo Capabilities With SnappyLabs DealForbesPopular app gets Apple acquisition for founderRegisterApple Acquires […]

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CES 2014: Follow our coverage – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — It’s Vegas, baby, and tech done up Vegas-style. International CES 2014, the massive annual consumer electronics show here, kicks off unofficially tonight with a preview event showcasing what manufacturers hope will be some of the hottest …CES startups, we are here for youVentureBeatCES welcomes arrival of other industriesFinancial TimesCES 2014: Consumer […]

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Samsung dishes details on its audio lineup ahead of CES 2014 – Digital Trends

Digital TrendsPerhaps in an effort to keep pre-CES 2014 buzz going, Samsung has again released details on its new audio line-up ahead of the big show. Included in the suite is an entry-level addition to the company’s brand new wireless multi-room speaker system, a …Samsung reveals new wireless streaming speaker, home theater system …Engadget all […]

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Expect a wristful of smartwatches from Archos at CES 2014 – Digital Trends

Digital TrendsThe smartwatch really took off during 2013, thanks to high profile products from Samsung, Qualcomm, Sony and Pebble, but it’s a section of the mobile market which we also know will see plenty of growth during 2014. Prolific manufacturer Archos could be …ARCHOS set to unveil series of connected devices at CES 2014Android CentralArchos […]

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New study: Facebook “dead and buried” among UK teens – ITProPortal

ITProPortalIt’s a familiar and worrisome refrain for Facebook — that the company’s core user base is supposedly getting older and the next generation just isn’t interested in joining the social network anymore. Now the preliminary results from a multi-country, European …Facebook is ‘dead and buried’ among teens, researcher saysnatmonitor.comFacebook ‘dead and buried to teens’, research […]

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Apple’s dark tower Mac Pro ship date quickly slips to February 2014 – Computerworld

ComputerworldComputerworld – Apple today started taking orders for its pricy Mac Pro workstation, but shipping dates almost immediately slipped to February, irritating customers who have been awaiting the ‘dark tower’ desktop computer. On Wednesday, Apple said it …Apple Mac Pro: 9 Ways It WowsInformationWeekStandard Mac Pro configurations now ship from Apple in FebruaryApple InsiderNew Apple […]